My walk this week follows part of the South Gower coastal footpath along which we found so many different wildflowers. The day was bright and breezy and the sea twinkled in the sunlight as it crashed against the rugged rocks of the cliffs below us.
Proof of the prevailing wind can be seen in the sculpted and stunted hawthorn tree standing on its own. The hillside was a forest of gorse growing thickly and although it wasn’t in bloom, the wildflowers along the edge of the path were very much in evidence with their blues, mauves, yellows, creams and reds. I haven’t shown them all in the images below as it was not an easy job to capture them blowing in the wind, but I did the best I could with my iPhone.
Cliff Path Soundscape
As my phone was the only kit I had with me, I also had to record with this and again the wind proved a bit of a problem. The true effect of the wind can be heard in the short video clip below – for the soundscape, I think I have managed to filter out the crashing rumble effect on the unprotected microphone.
You can judge for yourself if you click the play button above and then the first thumbnail image below and you will see the full images in sequence (not available like this on the mobile WordPress Reader in which case click the Visit button via the … menu or open in your mobile’s internet browser).